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Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees Agency for Gender Equality of Bosnia and Herzegovina


1st Regional Seminar to promote the Convention
on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

24-25 October 2011, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Ms Marja Ruotanen, Director of Justice and Human Dignity, Council of Europe

Ms Erika Kvapilova, Regional Programme Director, UN Women CSEE

Ms Mirjana Ferić-Vac, Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Dr Safet Halilović, Minister for Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ms Dubravka äimonović, Co-chair of CAHVIO

Ms Feride Acar, Representative of Turkey to CAHVIO

Mr Anthony Wills, Chief Executive, Standing together against domestic violence, United Kingdom

Ms Elona Haska, Specialist of International Acts Sector, Ministry of Justice, Albania

Ms Irena Sarta, Advisor, Office for Gender Equality, Croatia

Ms Monika Kocaqi, Women's Association "Refleksione", Albania

Ms Gordana Gasmi, Professor of Law, Singidunum University Belgrade, Serbia

Ms Blanka Radosevic Marovic, Deputy Minister for Human and Minority Rights, Montenegro

Mr Dragomir Knezevic, Counselor, Directorate for Gender Equality, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Serbia

Ms Maria Josť Alcala, Global End Violence against Women Advisor, UN Women